Chronologie

1967
Born in Guildford, Scotland, UK
1991
Graduated, Royal College of Art
Lives and works in London
Awards
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Jack Goldhill Sculpture Prize

Expositions

2010
Pop Life, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2010
Banners of Persuasion Demons, Yarns & Tales, James Cohan Gallery, New York
2009
The Mirror Stage, Goodman Gallery, South Africa (solo)
2009
Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen (solo)
2009
Turkey Foil, ScheiblerMitte, Berlin (solo)
2009
Gavin Turk Ltd., Paul Stolper Gallery, London (solo)
2009
Jazzz, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (solo)
2009
Pop Life, Tate Modern, London
2009
53. Venice Biennale, Italy
2008
You Know I Know He Knows We Know, Aeroplastics, Brussels (solo)
2008
Burnt Out, Kunsthaus Baselland, Switzerland (solo)
2008
Piss Off, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna (solo)
2007
Citadel 1. Front room/Killing room, David Risley Gallery, London
2007
The Freak Show, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
2007
Galerie Trafó, Budapest
2007
Timer.01: Intimacy, Triennale Bovisa, Milan
2007
Pure, Sean Kelly, New York
2007
Draw, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough
2007
GAVIN TURK: ‘Me as Him’, Riflemaker, London (solo)
2007
The Negotiation of Purpose, GEM Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague; MAGASIN Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble (solo)
2006
Waste not, Want not, Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen (solo)
2006
The Font Project, Fine Art Society, London (solo)
2006
Last Year in Eggenberg (The Paradise Show), Schloss Eggenberg, Graz (solo)
2006
In the darkest hour there may be light: Works from Damien Hirst’s murderme collection, Serpentine Gallery, London
2006
Summer Exhibition 2006, Royal Academy, London
2006
Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relation to the Dead, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
2006
Darkness Visible, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
2006
World Cup, 39, London
2006
In Between, Galeria Presenca, Porto
2006
Space Cavern Expérience Pommery 3, Cave pommery, Reims
2006
Stage of Life – Rhetorics of Emotion, Lenbachhaus, Munich
2006
Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
2006
William Ling Fine Art, 18 Fremont Street, London
2006
Culture Bound, The Courtauld Institute, London
2005
Et Maintenant - What Now, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
2005
The Drawing Show, Shangri-La tattoo Parlour, London
2005
Superstars! The Celebrity Factor. From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle wien, Vienna
2005
My Beauty Picture Show, 21 Tudor Grove E9, London
2005
M-City, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2005
Appearance, Whitehall Waterfront, Leeds
2005
Art Out of Place, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich
2005
Summer Exhibition 2005, Royal Academy, London
2005
London Calling. Y[oung] B[ritish] A[rtists] Criss-Crossed, Galleri Kaare Berntsen, Oslo
2005
Ha ha ha!, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris (solo)
2005
Melange, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna (solo)
2005
White Elephant, Sean Kelly, New York (solo)
2005
25th Annual Series of the ICI New York Studio Events, New York
2005
The Stuff of Life, Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol / Laing Gallery, Newcastle / National Gallery, London
2004
Chaim Soutine, Happy Sailor, London
2004
The Christmas Exhibition 2004, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
2004
Art 4 All, Tea Building, London
2004
The (de) Construction of Living, Odapark Foundation, The Netherlands
2004
Paper Democracy. Contemporary Art in Editions on Paper, Edifício Cultura Inglesa, São Paulo
2004
Printers Inc.: Recent British Prints, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester / Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre, Taunton / Park Gallery, Falkirk
2004
Emotion Eins, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtal / Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt
2004
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London
2004
Gavin Turk: Faces, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh (solo)
2004
Faces: A Print Portfolio by Gavin Turk, Paul Stolper, London (solo)
2004
The Golden Thread, White Cube, London; Sculpture at Goodwood (solo)
2004
Domestic (f)utility, New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Salisbury
2004
Mike Kelley: The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
2003
Bag Lady, Cell Project Space, London
2003
The Art of Reinvention, Hotbath Gallery, Bath
2003
Sculpture, London Institute Gallery, London
2003
Artlab Especial, Mobile Home, London
2003
Group Show, Mobile Home, London
2003
FRESH: Contemporary British Artists in Print, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh
2003
The Square Show, Bloomberg Space, London
2003
Identity, Ecology Pavilion, Mile End Park, London
2003
Gavin Turk, Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen (solo)
2003
Gavin Turk, Oki-ni, Savile Row, London (solo)
2003
Gavin Turk: et in arcadia eggo, New Art Centre Sculpture Park & Gallery, Salisbury (solo)
2003
Gavin Turk In The House, Sherborne House, Dorset (solo)
2003
Spare Change, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin (solo)
2003
Independence, South London Gallery, London
2003
Coollustre, Collection Lambert en Avignon
2003
Let’s See the Nature in You, Pepperton Gallery, London
2002
Gavin Turk: Oeuvre, Tate Britain Sculpture Court Display, London (solo)
2002
Copper Jubilee, The New Art Gallery, Walsall (solo)
2002
It’s Unfair, Museum de Pavilijeons, Netherlands
2002
Face Off, Kettles Yard, Cambridge
2002
Second Skin. Historical Life Casting and Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
2002
Hommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Galerie Krinzinger, Wien
2002
Remix: Contemporary Art and Pop. Tate Liverpool
2001
Heart of Glass, Mirror, London
2001
Art-Tube 01, Café De Paris, London
2001
East Wing Collection, No. 5. Courtauld Institute of Art, London
2001
Printers inc., The Gallery, Stratford- upon-Avon, England
2001
The Colony Room Club 2001. A Space Oddity, A22 Projects, London
2001
The Che Gavara Story, Residence in the East End of London (solo)
2001
Abbild. Recent Portraiture and depiction, Steirisc[:her:]bst, Landesmuseum, Graz
2001
Teeth and Trousers, Ideal House, London
2001
Tattoo Show, Modern Art, London
2001
Summer Exhibition 2001, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2001
Mind the Gap, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
2001
The Saatchi Gallery eyestorm Collection, The Saatchi Gallery, London
2001
Please Disturb Me, Great Eastern Hotel, London
2001
Dead, The Roundhouse, London
2001
Century City, Tate Modern, London
2001
Insider Trading: profit without honour, Mandeville Hotel, London
2000
More Stuff, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (solo)
2000
Gavin Turk, fig-1, London (solo)
2000
In Memoriam, The New Art Gallery, Walsall
2000
Conversation, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes
2000
Ever get the feeling you’ve been…, A22 Projects, London
2000
Warning shots. Contemporary art exploring themes of conflict and violence, Royal Armories Museum, Leeds
2000
Out There, White Cube², Hoxton Square, London
2000
Ant Noises, Saatchi Gallery, London
2000
White Ass European Cowboys, Rob Malasch / Galerie Serieuze Zaken, Amsterdam
2000
Art at the Dome, Greenwich, London
2000
Psycho, Anne Faggionato, London